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Representing Clients with Sensory Impairments in a Social Security Disability Case

Date: Tuesday, April 26, 2016 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM
Venue: Honors Room / Minnesota State Bar Association  Minneapolis, MN United States  Get Directions
Total Price: $20.00

Deadline to Register: Thursday, April 21, 2016

Please join the Social Security Disability Law Section for a training on representing clients with sensory impairments in a Social Security Disability case.  Topics covered during this training include:

  • Basic anatomy of the eye, ear and brain

  • Hearing Loss
    How to read an audiogram, ENT exam, test results and forms
    Cochlear Implants

  • Meniere's Disease and Labyrinthine-Vestibular Function
    Evaluation and management from the American Speech-Language and Hearing Association

  • Loss of Speach

  • Visual Impairments
    How to read a visual chart - terminology and definitions
    What is loss of central vision, visual acuity, and visual efficiency
    Example of visual RFC-onset date for XVI applications

  • Consideration of psychiatric or psychological factors evaluations 

Annual Meeting & Council Elections:  The Social Security Disability Law Section's Annual Meeting will start at Noon, followed by the CLE program from 12:15-1:15 p.m.  As part of the annual meeting, the section will elect new officers and council members for the 2016-2017 bar term.  

Nominations are being accepted for two year council terms starting July 1 and ending June 30, 2018.  Persons interested in serving on the Council should contact Sue Bores to be added to the slate of candidates. 

Lunch will be provided.  Special meal requests need to be received no later than Thursday, April 21.


 Ethel Schaen, Ethel Schaen Law Office, St. Paul   

CLE Credit:

1.0 Standard CLE Credit approved | Event Code: 218157 


Social Security Disability Law Section Member:  Free
MSBA Member but not a member of the Social Security Disability Law Section:  $15.00
Non-MSBA Members:  $20.00
Law Students: Free
New Admittees (Attorneys Admitted to the Minnesota Bar after January 1, 2015):  Free

Join the Social Security Disability Law Section:  MSBA members who are not members of the Social Security Disability Law Section can join the section & attend this event for FREE.  Click here to add the section to your membership and then contact Sue Bores to register for this meeting at no charge.

Non-attorneys who are not eligible for membership in the MSBA can join the Social Security Disability Law Section.  Details are available here.

Remote Participation: 

Remote attendance is available.  Please indicate that you will attend remotely when registering.  Instructions will be sent via e-mail on Monday, April 25.

To register with a check, please mail in this registration form.

Need to cancel? Please see our cancellation policy.

Want more information about the Social Security Disability Law Section?

Questions? Contact Sue Bores | 612-278-6325

No sessions have been associated with this event.